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Episode 174: Breakdown & Analysis Vol. II

In this long-awaited episode, Karl, Will & Marty thoroughly breakdown and analyze 3 classic video game tracks. They discuss in detail, the elements of the track such as the chord analysis, melody, form, orchestration and more. As well as play passages on the piano. Breaking away from the traditional format of the show, this episode aims to teach you concepts of music theory, while diving into why exactly these tracks work so well!

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Tracks analyzed:
Great Fairy’s Fountain – Koji Kondo – The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time
Aquatic Ruin Zone – Masato Nakamura – Sonic the Hedgehog 2
Rosalina’s Comet Observatory 1-3 – Koji Kondo – Super Mario Galaxy